The Snowbird Investor is an international investor who owns and operates a Florida property investing business from Canada. She has the free time and money to afford spending as little or as much time in Florida as she wants with her family, especially during the cold, harsh Canadian Winters–all paid for by her Florida income properties.
The Snowbird Investor’s interpretation of the Canadian Dream is to retire ridiculously early and fly south to live in Florida every Winter.
The Snowbird Investor may suffer from an acute case of S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder), which is a real disorder (google it!). Although, this conclusion is almost always self-diagnosed. In turn, The Snowbird Investor’s self-prescribed solution is to live in the land of sun, sand, and palm trees during the long, cold, dark Winters—sometimes just for a few days, sometimes for several weeks at a time.
The Snowbird Investor is tired and frustrated with out-of-control real estate prices, bidding wars, government-mandated rent controls, negatively cash-flowing properties and antiquated tenancy laws.
The Snowbird Investor is able to do 2 to 3 Florida real estate deals for every 1 Canadian real estate deal using the same amount of investment capital.
The Snowbird Investor invests in properties that still meet the 1% rule.
The Snowbird Investor has quit his 9 to 5 pay cheque job and has the time, money and freedom to live in Florida whenever he wants and for however long he wants, while he and his spouse manage their international businesses and investments remotely.
The income from the Snowbird Investor’s Florida property investing business pays for her family’s flights down South every Winter—essentially, she has other people pay for her family vacations every year.
The Snowbird Investor has totally redefined the meaning of retirement—one that isn’t cookie-cutter or one-size-fits-all, but is exquisitely tailor-made to suit him and his family’s lifestyle goals perfectly.
The Snowbird Investor will never admit that he enjoys the feeling of prestige, self-satisfaction and social status that unavoidably comes with owning Florida income properties as a Canadian.
The Snowbird Investor is… you.